Ghosila Village, with population of 1172 is Varanasi sub district's the 397th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ghosila village is 1 km2 and it is the 258th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1065 persons per km2.

The village comes under Ghosila panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 35 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 35 km away.


The village is home to 1172 people, among them 623 (53%) are male and 549 (47%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghosila village is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 220 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1099. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.2% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 6.1%. General caste population has increased by 4.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.8% and child population has decreased by -13.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 881 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 842, in schedule caste is 1029 and in schedule tribe is 1118. There are 968 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 266 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 953 people in the village are literate, among them 531 are male and 422 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghosila is 91%. 95% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Workers profile

Ghosila has 30% (351) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 14% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.